The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 12 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 93 119 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.49% 14.34% 8.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.50% 56.67% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 37
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£375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £224 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £11.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.52% -81.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 210 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.41% 25.30% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 116 74
Average daily rate £375 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 152 (75.62%) SC Cleared
2 105 (52.24%) DV Cleared
3 101 (50.25%) ITIL
4 74 (36.82%) Microsoft
5 55 (27.36%) MS Excel
6 54 (26.87%) Service Management
7 44 (21.89%) HP
8 43 (21.39%) Project Management
9 39 (19.40%) MS Office
10 38 (18.91%) Finance
11 36 (17.91%) SQL
12 34 (16.92%) PRINCE2
13 32 (15.92%) Windows
14 31 (15.42%) SharePoint
14 31 (15.42%) Hyper-V
15 30 (14.93%) ITSM
16 27 (13.43%) OVSD
16 27 (13.43%) ITIL V3
17 24 (11.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 23 (11.44%) Service Delivery
18 23 (11.44%) VMware
19 22 (10.95%) CRM
20 18 (8.96%) MS Project
20 18 (8.96%) Cisco
20 18 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (8.46%) PowerShell
21 17 (8.46%) Linux
22 16 (7.96%) Data Analysis
22 16 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
22 16 (7.96%) Data Centre

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (15.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.48%) Lync
3 7 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.99%) IIS
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (27.36%) MS Excel
2 39 (19.40%) MS Office
3 18 (8.96%) MS Project
4 16 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.48%) Internet
3 6 (2.99%) WAN
3 6 (2.99%) LAN
4 5 (2.49%) SNMP
5 4 (1.99%) LDAP
5 4 (1.99%) DNS
5 4 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.99%) Wireless
6 3 (1.49%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.49%) Network Security
6 3 (1.49%) WLAN
6 3 (1.49%) FTP
6 3 (1.49%) HTTP
6 3 (1.49%) SMTP
7 2 (1.00%) DHCP
7 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.99%) MySQL
3 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) Informix
5 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
1 3 (1.49%) Subversion
2 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.50%) GCC
3 1 (0.50%) Ant
3 1 (0.50%) JUnit
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.50%) SCons
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (18.91%) Finance
2 4 (1.99%) Electronics
3 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Military
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (19.40%) Analyst
2 18 (8.96%) Service Manager
3 15 (7.46%) Consultant
4 13 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (5.97%) Services Delivery Manager
5 12 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (4.48%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.48%) Process Analyst
8 7 (3.48%) Architect
8 7 (3.48%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.48%) Security Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) PMO Manager
8 7 (3.48%) Incident Manager
9 6 (2.99%) Citrix Specialist
9 6 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Report Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.49%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.99%) XML
2 3 (1.49%) SOAP
2 3 (1.49%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Java EE
4 1 (0.50%) JSON
4 1 (0.50%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) EJB
4 1 (0.50%) JMS
4 1 (0.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.97%) PMI
3 12 (5.97%) Clustering
4 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.49%) User Experience
5 5 (2.49%) Economics
6 4 (1.99%) CMDB
7 3 (1.49%) CCTV
7 3 (1.49%) Statistics
7 3 (1.49%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) HACMP
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.50%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.50%) EMV
9 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.92%) Windows
2 17 (8.46%) Linux
3 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.98%) UNIX
5 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.49%) Android
8 2 (1.00%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.25%) ITIL
2 54 (26.87%) Service Management
3 43 (21.39%) Project Management
4 34 (16.92%) PRINCE2
5 30 (14.93%) ITSM
6 27 (13.43%) ITIL V3
7 23 (11.44%) Service Delivery
8 22 (10.95%) CRM
9 16 (7.96%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.97%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.47%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.98%) Business Continuity
12 10 (4.98%) People Management
13 8 (3.98%) Network Management
13 8 (3.98%) Project Planning
14 7 (3.48%) Business Analysis
14 7 (3.48%) Migration
14 7 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.48%) Change Control
15 6 (2.99%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.91%) SQL
2 17 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.97%) C
4 9 (4.48%) C#
5 7 (3.48%) C++
6 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.99%) Java
8 3 (1.49%) Python
9 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.00%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 152 (75.62%) SC Cleared
2 105 (52.24%) DV Cleared
3 24 (11.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (6.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (5.97%) APMP
5 12 (5.97%) PMI Certification
6 11 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.98%) PMP
8 7 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.48%) CCNA
9 6 (2.99%) CCNP
10 5 (2.49%) Degree
11 4 (1.99%) ISEB
11 4 (1.99%) MCP
11 4 (1.99%) HNC
11 4 (1.99%) HND
11 4 (1.99%) MCSE
11 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.97%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.99%) BS25999
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) P3O
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.42%) Hyper-V
2 18 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.49%) XenApp
4 5 (2.49%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.99%) vSphere
6 3 (1.49%) UAG
6 3 (1.49%) Firmware
6 3 (1.49%) Snort
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (13.43%) OVSD
2 12 (5.97%) SCCM
2 12 (5.97%) SCOM
3 10 (4.98%) SCOrch
4 7 (3.48%) OpenView
5 6 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.49%) XenMobile
6 5 (2.49%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.99%) WSUS
7 4 (1.99%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.50%) Puppet
10 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 74 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.89%) HP
3 23 (11.44%) VMware
4 18 (8.96%) Cisco
5 12 (5.97%) Citrix
6 9 (4.48%) F5
7 7 (3.48%) Oracle
7 7 (3.48%) NetApp
8 6 (2.99%) Symantec
9 5 (2.49%) McAfee
9 5 (2.49%) Lumension
10 4 (1.99%) NetScout
10 4 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.49%) SAP
11 3 (1.49%) IBM
11 3 (1.49%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.49%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.00%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.00%) Juniper
12 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
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